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A new approach to contemporary documentation and learning What is learning? How do we look for, capture, reflect on, and share learning to foster meaningful and active engagement? A Guide to Documenting Learning helps educators answer these questions. Documenting learning is a process that makes thinking about learning processes visible, meaningful, shareable, and amplified. It facilitates student-driven learning, helping students reflect on and articulate their own learning processes. It also helps teachers reflect on their own learning and classroom practice. When teachers are co-creators with their students, both gain valuable insights that inform future learning and empower students as engaged learners. This unique how-to book • Explains the purposes and different types of documentation • Teaches different “LearningFlow” systems to help educators integrate documentation throughout ...

Documenting With Textual and Visual Platforms and Tools in Mind
Documenting With Textual and Visual Platforms and Tools in Mind

Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage.

—Amy Jo Martin

Technopedia (2017) explains that “From a user’s perspective, a social platform enables communities, sharing of content, adding friends, setting privacy controls, and other native social media network features.” Examples include Twitter, Instagram, Diigo, YouTube, Facebook, and WordPress. Social media platforms are sub-grouped into categories, such as backchanneling sites, photo-sharing sites, social bookmarking sites, video-sharing sites, and blogging sites.

The Oxford Dictionary (2017b) defines tool as a, “Device or implement . . . used to carry out a particular function.” Given its function is to accomplish ...

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